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Assailant terrorizes strangers

A leisurely stroll around the neighborhood turned terrifying Tuesday when an assailant yielding a machete attacked two women in broad daylight. Wishing to remain anonymous, the victim told the...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff’s Office posts bust to Facebook page

On Tuesday, the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office posted limited information concerning a drug bust on its new Facebook page. After the Cortez Journal sought additional information — the person...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Online purchase landed Cronk in hot water

A pending felony embezzlement charge against a former Montezuma County undersheriff boils down to an automobile performance chip bought on the Internet. Felony embezzlement and related misdemeanor...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stipulations sprout for marijuana-cultivation license

City council members Tuesday heard two hours of sworn testimony and reviewed more than 75 photographs before voting to renew a conditional cultivation license for a Cortez medical marijuana...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Thursday, July 18 Wal-Mart loss prevention managers had asked police to be present to question a cashier who had stolen $950 over a six-week period. The man was asked when he first started taking...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pet of the Week

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

County wants residents to ride the MoCo transit

Montezuma County officials are encouraging local residents to take advantage of affordable public transportation that is being underutilized. Under a CDOT transportation license, the MoCo bus...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 official new county manager

The Montezuma County commissioners named Melissa Brunner as the new county manager Monday. Brunner, 46, is currently the chief financial officer for the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 school district. She...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

NTSB releases details of crash

CORTEZ (AP) — Investigators say a Montana-based helicopter that crashed southeast of Dove Creek, killing the pilot, was carrying a load suspended from a cable, and the load struck the ground just...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Look, ma! One hand!

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Strummin’ on the old banjo

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction debris causes power outage

On Monday afternoon, July 22, 1,241 members of Empire Electric, in the town of Cortez, experienced an electric outage. At 3:54 p.m. some construction material being used for a project at the...

DATE: July 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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